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We won the confidence vote in parliament by 88% of the votes. Many thought the Madhesi parties would not support me, but they also supported me. And even those MPs in the opposition, they would have voted for me, but for the party system. In terms of our …

So far, India hasn’t formally welcomed Nepal’s constitution which was promulgated despite dissatisfaction of Madhesi parties. Shortly after the constitution was promulgated, New Delhi had asked the then government to carry out seven point amendment …

In the Kingdom of Mithila, King Janak had organized the ceremony of ‘Swayamvar’ for his daughter Sita. In this ceremony, the Goddess was supposed to choose her groom. The condition for winning the Swayamvar, however, was decided on contender’s …

Renewed battle between old foes

Posted on: Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

While a total of 14 candidates have filed their candidacies for parliamentary seats from the constituencies, a three-way fight among former minister Mrigendra Kumar Singh Yadav from the Madhesi alliance, incumbent sports state minister Tejulal Chaudhary …

More Poetic indulgence, similes and great idyllic beauty can be found in Kamba Ramayana. The journey of Dasaratha to Mithila for alliance is described in two shlokas in Valmiki Ramayana. Kamba Ramayana dedicates four chapters to the journey. In Valmiki …

Chirpy, cheerful and confident, Mithila Palkar is exactly like the characters she has enacted in the funny videos that pop up all over our social media pages. She radiates happiness as she plays with her corkscrew hair, which has now become her identity.

Shrestha, whose Nepali Congress party won most of the seats in a Madhesi-dominated province during the just concluded local polls in the country, expressed hope that his party would become the largest party in the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

Between a rock and a hard place

Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

The governments formed after the promulgation of the constitution on September 20, 2015 succeeded in forcing Madhesi parties to participate in the local level elections even without amending the constitution. These parties just showed their pseudo …

Between the cracks

Posted on: Friday, Sep 8, 2017

Many people had high expectations for the Madhesi parties, but their response has been lacking. Here in Saptari, the widow of Rajib Raut, who was killed by police during the 2015 Madhes movement and whose martyrdom became a rallying point, says that no …

India would like to see NC revive, and stitch a broader alliance with Maoists and Madhesi parties to ensure ‘democratic forces’ win in general and provincial elections in November. This has become even more urgent due to the wider geopolitical tension …

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About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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